swainsona

noun
swain·so·na | \swānˈsōnə\

Definition of swainsona 

1 capitalized : a genus of Australian herbs and subshrubs (family Leguminosae) having odd-pinnate leaves and racemes of small variously colored flowers with orbicular standard and twisted wings

2 plural -s : any plant of the genus Swainsona — see darling pea

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History and Etymology for swainsona

New Latin, from Isaac Swainson †1806 English gardener

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